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Papalani Gelato

2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
+1 808-742-2663
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for a snack and were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the gelato. We tried both a chocolate and a mango fruity small dish and enjoyed and savored them both.

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is cute little shop with friendly staff. Lots of great flavores of gelato to choose from. Pick a cup, waffle one and dig in! Have frozen treats , too!

Thank Dorothy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Papalanis. had excellent gelati, many varieties and all fresh - none had the "icy" tad]ste of gelati or ice cream that has been there for a while or not kept totally frozen.

Thank Happytraveler87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh tasty gelato with healthy options. It was great to visit here and cool off in the heat of the day

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 22 August 2017

My husband and I had the cheesecake and pistachio gelato. Both were delicious but it is a little pricey.

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Great Gelato! Lots of amazing flavours, from some of the more plain to quite decadent. Dairy free options as well. Highly recommend.

Thank Darcy C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We stopped for a cool break near our hotel in Poipu. The gelato selection was good and the gelato flavors we picked were tasty. Not world class but this isn't Italy. .

Thank GPBurdell67
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Nice place, nice flavors, in an otherwise over priced and possibly under flavored plaza. Great sweet treat in Poipu plaza.

Thank 91guest
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

So many choices! The gelato here is amazing. The location is great - easy parking and the staff were very friendly.

Thank Breesep
Reviewed 23 July 2017

After you've been touring or hiking around in Kauai, stop by this place in a shopping center just inland from Poipu for some nice fruity gelato. Good chocolates also, but they melt quickly here.

Thank D_PN
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Average prices
USD 10
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-742-2663
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Papalani Gelato Franchising Company is a family-owned and operated franchisor of handmade Hawaiian style gelato, coffee, and chocolate shops which is dedicated to sharing its hand-crafted artisanal Hawaiian inspired gelato, coffees, and chocolates throughout the state of Hawaii and beyond. Many customers rave that Papalani™ has the best gelato (Italian style ice cream) and best chocolate in the nation.
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